I have to admit, my fascination for diving did not start when I was in Aruba. The first time I got introduced to the world beneath the clear blue water was during the summer of 2010. My sister and I decided to go together to Sharm El Sheikh, a city undoubtedly known to divers. It was in de Egyptian Red Sea where I first got acquainted with a heavy tank on my back and breathing through a regulator. Before entering the water I thought to myself, “this is insane, am I actually going to go diving?”.
It is tough to be the one following my dad's Aruban Chef review, but I am definitely joining him by keeping my review in the Authentic Aruba genre.
A few days back, after scuba diving the Air Aruba Wreck near Oranjestad, my sister, my husband and I decided to drive up to Savaneta and have lunch at Zeerovers. We have never been there before, but got curious because we heard about the concept on the radio... and... one of the guys at the dive shop that day could not stop blabbing
The caribbean rhythms are back, the sea of colors is taking over the streets of Oranjestad and San Nicolas, and you cannot have missed the fever rising, the Aruba Carnival Fever that is!
As soon as January 3rd 2011 passed by the holiday spirit metamorphoses into the Aruba bacchanal, and no matter where you go, you are bound to hear the good old rhytms of our steelbands, calypso, road march and tumba on the streets if you are on vacation in Aruba during January, February and March 2011.
The month of December was a great one as we had our whole family in town and we get to play tourists in our own country. Not too bad I must say when living in a Caribbean Paradise. During one of our nights out one of my daughters suggested that it could be fun if we start reviewing the restaurants we were visiting as a way to help those vacationing on Aruba think outside the Palm Beach strip and discover something different. I must admit that most of the time my hunger got the best of me and I forgot
We have created this walking tour taking some of the basic facilities and attractions our guests are looking for in mind. All routes start from My Aruban Home, nevertheless, any visitor staying in Malmok or Bakval will find this a handy tool for planning your holiday. Drag this map to follow the route and click on the highlights to read more details about them.
We have created this walking tour with our favorite scenic route in Malmok and Arashi for all our guests, nevertheless, it is a perfect route for any photographer, swimmer, snorkeler or hiker staying close to the Marriott. Drag this map to follow the route and click on the highlights to read more details about it.
When we think of reasons for visiting Aruba for Christmas, the first thing that generally comes to mind is the fact that 30°C sounds much better than -03°C (the current temperature here in Copenhagen). When one thinks of Caribbean destinations this is the number one reason for a Christmas get away. Nevertheless, as I sit here in the November cold, counting the days for my trip back home to Aruba, I want to share with you the reasons why you must experience Christmas in Aruba at least once
These posts are our attempt to share with visitors from around the world the joys of Caribbean living. Our family has had the honor of welcoming guests from all around the world and introduce them to the warmth and hospitality of a real Aruban home. We want to share with you the asnwers to one of the most common questions of our guests:
"What do Aruba locals do for fun?"
There are a lot of answers for this question, as you can imagine. I can